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Al Gore will be excited!!!

The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday, reaching a concentration not seen on the earth for millions of years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?hp&_r=1&

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Meh.... Nothing to see here... Move along ladies and gentlemen.

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The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday, reaching a concentration not seen on the earth for millions of years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?hp&_r=1&

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"not seen on earth for millions of years"?  haha, did they dig up the readings of millions of years ago in a time capsule?

 

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So algore is on a jet plane flying all over the country spreading the word that we need to use less fossil feuls and for this I am thankful

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The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday, reaching a concentration not seen on the earth for millions of years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?hp&_r=1&

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"not seen on earth for millions of years"?  haha, did they dig up the readings of millions of years ago in a time capsule?

I believe they drill the ice caps and pull cores.  When they  exam the cores they can measure the CO2.  Not sure how they assign a time frame to it, but that doesn't seem that far fetched.

                                                                                                                         

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 That's an interesting finding.  Whether it is of Scientific significance will be debated, but that's another topic I'll leave for the experts.
yes, they get a lot of encapsulated trapped gases from ice, rock, etc.  I don't  know how accurate it is, though probably at least accurate enough to show a trend one way or another. 
Of course, according to our Scientific  expert Plainsman and his reference book,  the earth is only what? 5000 or 10000 years old, so all this Scientific jumbo jumbo is all BS anyway, especially if we don't ant to believe it anyway....

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according to our Scientific expert Plainsman and his reference book, the earth is only what? 5000 or 10000 years old

Well bobkat I have had to keep one foot in the scientific world and one in the Bible.  I have run core samples in wetlands and dated back tens of thousands of years myself using phytoliths.  I have also worked collecting soil anions that people tell me they have tracked the weather back more than a half million years.  I take everything with a grain of salt though, since there is a great arrogance about science.  Whenever a small glitch occurs I don't think statistical analysis solves it.   So I work within the framework of science with a personal understanding that there is a lot we do know, and even more that we do not know.  I will admit there is much I do not know, but I am always amazed when we find something new that we thought we knew the opposite just 20 years before.  Right now I am very interested in the "Great Divergence" of  human genetic history, and the possibilities of how science and the Bible may come together.  There are answers out there, but currently they are beyond our meager capability.  

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The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday, reaching a concentration not seen on the earth for millions of years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?hp&_r=1&

not sure shy the ampersand is black at the end of the link, it is present on the other tab.

"not seen on earth for millions of years"?  haha, did they dig up the readings of millions of years ago in a time capsule?

I believe they drill the ice caps and pull cores.  When they  exam the cores they can measure the CO2.  Not sure how they assign a time frame to it, but that doesn't seem that far fetched.

and I'm sure that's reliable enough to draw a conclusive picture. 

 

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just a sample of how fast the ice changes in the world.  during world war 2 a fleet of bombers were forced to land on the ice during a storm.  I believe it was up in greenland.  by the 80's they were burried by 20' of ice. 

 

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For the bible and science to agree on human divergence, the whole darn book would have to be rewritten. And don't get me started on your take regarding the age of the earth. I remember that conversation clear as day.

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 That's an interesting finding.  Whether it is of Scientific significance will be debated, but that's another topic I'll leave for the experts.
yes, they get a lot of encapsulated trapped gases from ice, rock, etc.  I don't  know how accurate it is, though probably at least accurate enough to show a trend one way or another. 
Of course, according to our Scientific  expert Plainsman and his reference book,  the earth is only what? 5000 or 10000 years old, so all this Scientific jumbo jumbo is all BS anyway, especially if we don't ant to believe it anyway....

Bobkat is that a little glimpse of what you chastize others for??

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"Aha! The hate bashes are at it again! Must have got tired of trashing the natives, so the battle cry for today is "on to those Muslims, especially any Liberal ones!"

Luckily there' never any Religious Intolerance on FBO! Religious intolerance is against Christian Theocracy, and everybody her is a devout Christian and following the rules, etc! I must be reading the above posts wrong - comes from being an old fuddy duddy, I guess....

I guess your "religious intolerance" does not even allow you to simply refer to the bible as the bible rather than a "reference book".  

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 That's an interesting finding.  Whether it is of Scientific significance will be debated, but that's another topic I'll leave for the experts.
yes, they get a lot of encapsulated trapped gases from ice, rock, etc.  I don't  know how accurate it is, though probably at least accurate enough to show a trend one way or another. 
Of course, according to our Scientific  expert Plainsman and his reference book,  the earth is only what? 5000 or 10000 years old, so all this Scientific jumbo jumbo is all BS anyway, especially if we don't ant to believe it anyway....

Bobkat is that a little glimpse of what you chastize others for??

Remember this post?

"Aha! The hate bashes are at it again! Must have got tired of trashing the natives, so the battle cry for today is "on to those Muslims, especially any Liberal ones!"

Luckily there' never any Religious Intolerance on FBO! Religious intolerance is against Christian Theocracy, and everybody her is a devout Christian and following the rules, etc! I must be reading the above posts wrong - comes from being an old fuddy duddy, I guess....

I guess your "religious intolerance" does not even allow you to simply refer to the bible as the bible rather than a "reference book".  

If you want to be hall moniter, make sure you try and follow your own rules.

When you are a liberal you don't have to follow the rules.  Everybody else does.

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 Eyexer. The ww2 aircraft, b-17's and Lightnings, landed on a glacier.  Theyweren't "covered" with snow and ice, but rather sunk in the icecap till they hit the underlying rock!  Have you ever left an ice spud laying on the ice overnight?  Same thing but add 60 years and you get the idea! 
The recovery and rebuilding these planes is a fascinating story and fills several lectures by the guys who did it, but they do make it clear that the plans sank, NOT got covered, so it is a poor argument against global warming.  Thinking about it, the warmer the average temps, the faster they might sink, but that,s probably as hollow an argument than the ice thicknng and covering them up theory.  
BTW, I have no opinion about the global warming theory, but just thought I'd straighten out this meaningless argument as I've seen it on every GW discussion pretty well on every website!  Couldn't help but straighten it out.  No disrespect intended.
I appologise to Plainsman and made my comment partly in jest to pull his chain after some of the earlier anti Muslim stuff he was proselytizing  on a different thread.  The "Bible is always right because God wrote it and can't be wrong and every other religion is nasty and wring" attitude that is so prevelant.  Sorry For the attitude of my post, though MANY, MANY self described Christians firmly still believe the earth is about 5000 years old, as PROVEN inGenesis! 

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just a sample of how fast the ice changes in the world.  during world war 2 a fleet of bombers were forced to land on the ice during a storm.  I believe it was up in greenland.  by the 80's they were burried by 20' of ice. 

Wow is there a link for this story, sounds pretty amazing, I love WWII shit

                                                                                                                         

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just a sample of how fast the ice changes in the world.  during world war 2 a fleet of bombers were forced to land on the ice during a storm.  I believe it was up in greenland.  by the 80's they were burried by 20' of ice. 

Wow is there a link for this story, sounds pretty amazing, I love WWII shit

read it in national geographic probably 20 years ago.  a guy on a commercial airliner saw them through the ice and put together an expedition.  found them and steamed a huge hole down to them and steamed all the way around the planes.  then dismantled them piece by piece and pulled them out and reassembled them.  they were in pristine condition.  neat as hell

 

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 Eyexer. The ww2 aircraft, b-17's and Lightnings, landed on a glacier.  Theyweren't "covered" with snow and ice, but rather sunk in the icecap till they hit the underlying rock!  Have you ever left an ice spud laying on the ice overnight?  Same thing but add 60 years and you get the idea! 
The recovery and rebuilding these planes is a fascinating story and fills several lectures by the guys who did it, but they do make it clear that the plans sank, NOT got covered, so it is a poor argument against global warming.  Thinking about it, the warmer the average temps, the faster they might sink, but that,s probably as hollow an argument than the ice thicknng and covering them up theory.  
BTW, I have no opinion about the global warming theory, but just thought I'd straighten out this meaningless argument as I've seen it on every GW discussion pretty well on every website!  Couldn't help but straighten it out.  No disrespect intended.
I appologise to Plainsman and made my comment partly in jest to pull his chain after some of the earlier anti Muslim stuff he was proselytizing  on a different thread.  The "Bible is always right because God wrote it and can't be wrong and every other religion is nasty and wring" attitude that is so prevelant.  Sorry For the attitude of my post, though MANY, MANY self described Christians firmly still believe the earth is about 5000 years old, as PROVEN inGenesis! 

I do not recall reading that they sunk in the article.  but that was probably 20 years ago.  and I suffer from old timers.

 

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just a sample of how fast the ice changes in the world.  during world war 2 a fleet of bombers were forced to land on the ice during a storm.  I believe it was up in greenland.  by the 80's they were burried by 20' of ice. 

Wow is there a link for this story, sounds pretty amazing, I love WWII shit

read it in national geographic probably 20 years ago.  a guy on a commercial airliner saw them through the ice and put together an expedition.  found them and steamed a huge hole down to them and steamed all the way around the planes.  then dismantled them piece by piece and pulled them out and reassembled them.  they were in pristine condition.  neat as hell

You question the human cause of global warming and you read National Geographic? That can't make the folks at Nat Geo very happy, they try an ram that down their readers throats almost every issue these days. I susbscribe and I think they are just a little bit out there on their crusade against human carbon.

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just a sample of how fast the ice changes in the world.  during world war 2 a fleet of bombers were forced to land on the ice during a storm.  I believe it was up in greenland.  by the 80's they were burried by 20' of ice. 

Wow is there a link for this story, sounds pretty amazing, I love WWII shit

read it in national geographic probably 20 years ago.  a guy on a commercial airliner saw them through the ice and put together an expedition.  found them and steamed a huge hole down to them and steamed all the way around the planes.  then dismantled them piece by piece and pulled them out and reassembled them.  they were in pristine condition.  neat as hell

You question the human cause of global warming and you read National Geographic? That can't make the folks at Nat Geo very happy, they try an ram that down their readers throats almost every issue these days. I susbscribe and I think they are just a little bit out there on their crusade against human carbon.

that was probably the only time I read Nat. Geo,lol.  Was only interested in it because of the bombers.  I believe it was when I was going to A&P school, life was only about aircraft then lol.

 

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Wow is there a link for this story, sounds pretty amazing, I love WWII shit

         
               Google it.  There is alot of info on a few sites.

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For the bible and science to agree on human divergence, the whole darn book would have to be rewritten.

To say that would you not have to know something no one else in the world knows?    Don't keep the secret to yourself.  Give us the dates of both. 

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 That's an interesting finding.  Whether it is of Scientific significance will be debated, but that's another topic I'll leave for the experts.
yes, they get a lot of encapsulated trapped gases from ice, rock, etc.  I don't  know how accurate it is, though probably at least accurate enough to show a trend one way or another. 
Of course, according to our Scientific  expert Plainsman and his reference book,  the earth is only what? 5000 or 10000 years old, so all this Scientific jumbo jumbo is all BS anyway, especially if we don't ant to believe it anyway....

Bobkat, you should know according to fishmahns claims they can identify down to a ten year period what was the hottest decade ever.

Depending on who is paying for the "scientific jumbo jumbo" "study", the Bible is often times far more truthful.

But hey, I'm glad you got it all "straightened out" for those of us that can;t figure it out ourselves, I don;t know where we would be without you liberals tellling us how to think on FBO! .

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"The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone,"

Ahhh, now this would explain why we in the Midwest and throughout the world experienced the shortest and warmest winters in history.......

What a joke.  It also does not explain why there has been zero global warming (according to absolutely anyone in science who studies the science but led by work done by Dr. Roy Spencer) for 16 YEARS straight now!!

It's the same old "frying the planet" presentation spewed out by the same old dumb and blind sheep that suckle from the teat of Al Gore.  Even some of the Algorians are beginning to distance themselves from that nut.   Some still cling to him!  Right fishmahn??!

 

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"The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone,"

Ahhh, now this would explain why we in the Midwest and throughout the world experienced the shortest and warmest winters in history.......

What a joke.  It also does not explain why there has been zero global warming (according to absolutely anyone in science who studies the science but led by work done by Dr. Roy Spencer) for 16 YEARS straight now!!

It's the same old "frying the planet" presentation spewed out by the same old dumb and blind sheep that suckle from the teat of Al Gore.  Even some of the Algorians are beginning to distance themselves from that nut.   Some still cling to him!  Right fishmahn??!

 

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"The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone,"

Ahhh, now this would explain why we in the Midwest and throughout the world experienced the shortest and warmest winters in history.......

What a joke.  It also does not explain why there has been zero global warming (according to absolutely anyone in science who studies the science but led by work done by Dr. Roy Spencer) for 16 YEARS straight now!!

It's the same old "frying the planet" presentation spewed out by the same old dumb and blind sheep that suckle from the teat of Al Gore.  Even some of the Algorians are beginning to distance themselves from that nut.   Some still cling to him!  Right fishmahn??!

 

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 If you google " glacier girl" you,l likely find the story of the planes.  Theywereheading to England and weathered our or ran outofgasand were forced to land on theice cap.  No one got killed, and when thewarended theywerelargely forgotten.  
I think they found the sitting on the rocks in over 100 feet of ice or so.  They steamed their way down to rhem and managed to raise a b17 andattemptedto fly it out offtheglacier when it caught fire andburnedto a crisp!  Tragic,
they also raided a P38 and , hauled it out in bits and pieces, and rebuilt it and named it"glacier Girl!"    One of the only flying example today, an you might see her at Oshkosh in the summer or at different air shows.  I!m not what museum sheis based at.   A huge expensive undertaking.
there's still some more under the ice in Greenland and I suspectmoremighteventually be recovered.  WW2 aircraft are so rare it is cost  effective to recover them for oceans, fresh water, jungles, etc.  depending on how rare they are. Someone recently found a bunch of Spitfires buried in ?Myamar? From the end of the war.  I heard rumors about an Ircraft in a LakeI fishin during the winte so am planning on may be,owing some bulges an snoop into it his winter.  IVF you know of an old WW2 aircraft in a deserte barn you probably havealicenseto print money! LOL

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what?  September 21, 95,000 BC @ approximately 8:45 PM?  how is that?  seriously, the bible and science are so far apart on this issue there is no way they will ever agree.  how you can talk about dating core samples from 10-20,000 years ago in ND wetlands and then take the positions you do regarding the age of the earth, science v bible, human divergence, etc.... is completely beyond me.  its a slap in the face to the scientific community and the scientific process that should've ruled your career for 20-30+ years.  

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For the bible and science to agree on human divergence, the whole darn book would have to be rewritten.

To say that would you not have to know something no one else in the world knows?    Don't keep the secret to yourself.  Give us the dates of both. 

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 how you can talk about dating core samples from 10-20,000 years ago in ND wetlands and then take the positions you do regarding the age of the earth, science v bible, human divergence, etc.... is completely beyond me.

Lack of arrogance I guess.

 how is that? seriously, the bible and science are so far apart on this issue there is no way they will ever agree

I asked that question simply to see if you had an idea of either the science I was speaking of or the part of he Bible that may have a coinciding incident.    It's hard to tell since there are three or four people that you  can't tell if it's simple hate for the Bible or if it's that they think they/we know everything.   My view is we are advancing so fast that in 100 years they will laugh at our science as if we were cave men.  Lets not get to full of ourselves.  Why is it opened minded when a liberal considers all points of view, but stupid when a conservative does it?   I would rather be remembered as open minded, perhaps at times naive, but kind, rather than arrogant and foolish. 

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The Flood "myth" explains many things.

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Environmental issues always seem to fall into a left wing right wing argument which is stupid.  The fact is that humans are polluting the schiz nit out the earth and there are consequences for that. 

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Environmental issues always seem to fall into a left wing right wing argument which is stupid.  The fact is that humans are polluting the schiz nit out the earth and there are consequences for that. 

Since very young I have looked at landfills and thought to myself, we will be mining these in the future.  We have a hard time dropping the disposable mentality.

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Why does the Bible have to be a part of this thread?

"Glacier Girl" is in a museum in Kentucky, doubtful to ever fly again.  More damage found than they expected,  but I only went to a couple of links, with thousands more to go.  maybe I will find some info about buried vs. sunk,

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Why does the Bible have to be a part of this thread?

"Glacier Girl" is in a museum in Kentucky, doubtful to ever fly again.  More damage found than they expected,  but I only went to a couple of links, with thousands more to go.  maybe I will find some info about buried vs. sunk,

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it doesn't take a liberal to question folks who continue to take the bible literally and ignore the scientific process and its results when it contradicts the literal interpretation of the bible.  you are not "considering all points of view" if you continue down this path of defending the bible's interpretation of evolution, the age of the earth, etc... like you continue to do.  in fact, you are completely ignoring the one point of view that relies on a process that ferrets out things whose sole basis lies in faith without proof.  

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 how you can talk about dating core samples from 10-20,000 years ago in ND wetlands and then take the positions you do regarding the age of the earth, science v bible, human divergence, etc.... is completely beyond me.

Lack of arrogance I guess.

 how is that? seriously, the bible and science are so far apart on this issue there is no way they will ever agree

I asked that question simply to see if you had an idea of either the science I was speaking of or the part of he Bible that may have a coinciding incident.    It's hard to tell since there are three or four people that you  can't tell if it's simple hate for the Bible or if it's that they think they/we know everything.   My view is we are advancing so fast that in 100 years they will laugh at our science as if we were cave men.  Lets not get to full of ourselves.  Why is it opened minded when a liberal considers all points of view, but stupid when a conservative does it?   I would rather be remembered as open minded, perhaps at times naive, but kind, rather than arrogant and foolish. 

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faith without proof.

Your talking about evolution right?

Why does the Bible have to come into it?  Because some liberals who hate it have to make a preemptive strike, falsely thinking one has to be destroyed  to support the other.

Of course, according to our Scientific expert Plainsman and his reference book, the earth is only what? 5000 or 10000 years old, so all this Scientific jumbo jumbo is all BS anyway, especially if we don't ant to believe it anyway....
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U won't admit there is a mountain of evidence supporting evolution will you? My time here is done

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a mountain of evidence

Uuuuum sure. 

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 As far as I'm concerned the Bible is full of all kinds of good stuff, the golden rule, 5/10 of the commandments, and a lot of good "podium of the masses" stuff.   Absolutely nothing wrong with that at ll.
When it was writte, 300+ years BC, the writers (Constantine and co) put in a lot of flowery stuff that was deemed necessary to compete with paganism, its main competition.  Thus the tales that are scientifically in compatable  with our current level of knowledge now.   Personally I just ignore most of that, though theologians will criticize me for having a Cafeteria sort of Christinity.  Take th good stuff and leave the impossible to digest stuff. 
I have yet to be convinced of a lot of metaphysical stuff, like resurrection from the dead, a nebulous supposedly always ther and doing great thing God, etc.   all that doesn't,t detract from the good stuff.   
When I watch communion (I abstain) I wonder how many people actually understand what "Jesus dying to save our souls" really mean, or try as I might what "the Communion of the Saints" is?  et the whole congregation must be smarter than me because they keep saying this out old, too.   They are either all smarter and better religiously educated than me, or they don't understand that studs either and are going with the program like sheep!, 

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a mountain of evidence

Uuuuum sure. 

the actual act of evolution is as much a fact as is possible in science. It isn't even debated anymore since it is observable and testable. Now, whether you think humans are here because of evolution is a whole other thing.

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As for science being arrogant, which I think I read somewhere on here? maybe not.. I would have to disagree since we all owe everything to science. You can't say the same for the Bible.

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 It isn't even debated anymore since it is observable and testable.

Then why do they still call it theory?  It's not a very good scientist that says something can be proven, but it's still theory.

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I forgot to ask for a reference to that "evolution has been proven".   Please post that.  I would have thought that would have made major news.  I noticed you did separate human evolution from ???? natural selection. 
The most recent I have read is that what we have called mutations are actually simple manifestations of what is already mapped but recessive within the DNA of a species.  Even more interesting is what we thought controlled a single physical trait, like blue eyes, may control three or more traits.  We keep finding that what we thought is wrong.  It's a huge universe and I don't think we know 1% of the knowledge there is out there.  I think you have to look at it that way or you fall into the flat earth tribe. 

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Plainsman Said:

 It isn't even debated anymore since it is observable and testable.

Then why do they still call it theory?  It's not a very good scientist that says something can be proven, but it's still theory.

We've gone over this a few times now.  There is nothing above scientific theory. Scientific theory is the highest form of scientific achievement. And you're right, it isn't a very good scientist to say something can absolutely be proven in science. Just like any good scientist understands that a theory never becomes a law. People need to understand that something isn't, "only a theory". I shouldn't have to explain this stuff to you.

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BringingTheRain Said:

Plainsman Said:

 It isn't even debated anymore since it is observable and testable.

Then why do they still call it theory?  It's not a very good scientist that says something can be proven, but it's still theory.

We've gone over this a few times now.  There is nothing above scientific theory. Scientific theory is the highest form of scientific achievement. And you're right, it isn't a very good scientist to say something can absolutely be proven in science. Just like any good scientist understands that a theory never becomes a law. People need to understand that something isn't, "only a theory". I shouldn't have to explain this stuff to you.

seems you just said a law is a higher form than a theory. 

 

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BringingTheRain Said:

Plainsman Said:

 It isn't even debated anymore since it is observable and testable.

Then why do they still call it theory?  It's not a very good scientist that says something can be proven, but it's still theory.

We've gone over this a few times now.  There is nothing above scientific theory. Scientific theory is the highest form of scientific achievement. And you're right, it isn't a very good scientist to say something can absolutely be proven in science. Just like any good scientist understands that a theory never becomes a law. People need to understand that something isn't, "only a theory". I shouldn't have to explain this stuff to you.

Oh, you mean like the theory of gravity?

Here is my problem, and even from a scientific standpoint.  If you loose your car keys and after searching for five minutes you find them do you keep searching?  Of course not that would be silly.  Science is supposed to search for the truth.  As long as something is theory we should keep searching for answers.  Some scientists do, some don't.  The reason some don't is because they are sure they know.  Those scientists should have taken up another occupation.  Often we find new things even after we think we know.  If not we would all be crowded in Europe not sailing our ships much beyond the sight of shore because we would be afraid of falling of the edge of the flat earth. 

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Basically yes. Google ice core data. 

eyexer Said:

WormWiggler Said:
The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday, reaching a concentration not seen on the earth for millions of years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?hp&_r=1&

not sure shy the ampersand is black at the end of the link, it is present on the other tab.

"not seen on earth for millions of years"?  haha, did they dig up the readings of millions of years ago in a time capsule?

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" have yet to be convinced of a lot of metaphysical stuff, like resurrection from the dead, a nebulous supposedly always ther and doing great thing God, etc.   all that doesn't,t detract from the good stuff.   
When I watch communion (I abstain) "

We're getting way off topic here so I'll add that Al Gore is a self serving moron.   But to refer back to this snippet of your post, the question begs to be asked.  Why do you bother going to church?  For social reasons only?  To go to Communion is to say I believe.  To abstain as you do is to say I do not believe. You're saying that your smarter than all of this and won't participate.   I guess if you're going to please your partner, as you might to go to the mall, to go to church would have some bearing for you.  In reality though to paint on a smiley face and spit at the hand of God makes you the worst kind of hypocrite of all.

Oh, you do believe in god, or a creator of some sorts??   What do you call this god you've made up for yourself?

 

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TIME seems to have nailed it in reverse.  It was hotter than hell yesterday then it got nippy this morning.

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Back on topic, it's hard to believe global warming when two prominent scientists were caught falsifying their data.  Even the liberals are shying away from it and now calling it global change.  They don't want to give it up.  Not because it's good science, but because they got their base to believe it so they can't drop it.  It never was science with the democrat party, it was simply a club to beat conservatives with because most people have some faith in science.

If this goes away the liberals will invent another club that the naive will believe without question.   

Global warming has been useful to fund science.  All you had to do was include the words "global warming" in your proposal and abracadabra you were funded. 

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Naive??? Like evolution isn't real cause the bible says it isnt? That kind of naive? Or just regular run of the mill naivete?

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 HAHA!

 

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